10 Things Our Family Learned from Outdoor Adventures
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10 Things Our Family Learned from Outdoor Adventures

June is National Great Outdoors Month and National Camping Month. Our family loves outdoor adventures. We’ve hiked, camped and kayaked a good bit (but not nearly enough) over the years. Here are a few things we’ve learned along the way… It always rains when we camp. Last week Stacy and I sat on our front porch watching...

Where Am I Least Expendable?
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Where Am I Least Expendable?

Originally Posted by Mike Young May 2006 Recently at a church leadership conference I heard a pastor speak about the challenges of the pastorate. As Noble Warriors gains traction in the faith community, I have greater opportunity to see the significant demands that churches (people) place on their pastors. The ‘job’ of serving as pastor is...

Honey, Let’s Pray
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Honey, Let’s Pray

Originally Posted by Mike Young February 2006 Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their work: If one falls down, his friend can help him up. But pity the man who falls and has no one to help him up! Also, if two lie down together, they will keep warm. But how...

Real Manhood Plans
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Real Manhood Plans

Originally Posted by Mike Young April 2006 I just completed The Quest for Authentic Manhood with four groups of men. There was only one homework assignment… Write out a Personal Manhood Plan. The results were powerful and inspiring. I thought I would share some excerpts with you. I personally want to share the gospel of Jesus Christ with each...

To Love and to Cherish, and to Pray
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To Love and to Cherish, and to Pray

Originally Posted by Mike Young February 2006 So husbands ought also to love their own wives as their own bodies. He who loves his own wife loves himself; for no one ever hated his own flesh, but nourishes and cherishes it, just as Christ also does the church, because we are members of His body....

Abide in Christ & Lead Well This Christmas!
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Abide in Christ & Lead Well This Christmas!

John 15 is one of my favorite passages. I love this verse… Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit by itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in me. John 15:4 ESV The word abide or some form of it appears 11 times in John 15:1-17. Abide...